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Joyce K. Taylor
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4245
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 250

Kelly H. Kaiser
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4301
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 252
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For Immediate Release

Free GED prep and workforce readiness classes offered by NRCC's Office of Transitional Programs


Free GED preparation and workforce readiness classes are being offered this summer in Christiansburg by New River Community College.The collegeís Office of Transitional Programs organizes these classes to help adults increase skills to pass the GED exam and prepare for college or a career.

Summer session begins at the NRCC New River Valley Mall site on May 23 and continues until July 27. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Students will prepare to take the GED/high school equivalency exam, prepare for the Virginia Placement Test and learn employability skills.They will also have the opportunity to master computer literacy skills and earn a Microsoft digital literacy certificate.

Adults with Internet access may choose to participate in the distance education program to prepare for the GED/high school equivalency exam. Distance education students work at their own pace to complete assignments and have access to instructor support and assistance.

Classes are open to all adults age 18 and older. More information is available by calling 540-674-3682.

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